Acne is a common skin disorder that affects skin oil glands also commonly called the pore or hair follicle. Acne symptoms include blackheads, pustules, cysts, nodules, whiteheads or pimples. It is usually affected the face, neck, back and under arms. Too much scrubbing makes acne worse. 80% of people between 11- 30 at the time of puberty faces this acne. Greasy cosmetics, high levels of humidity, Hormonal changes during teenage or pregnancy usually causes acne.
Tips To Get Rid Of Acne
Avoid using harsh chemical soaps that causes irritation to your acne and worsens it. Use a gentle soap that cleans your pores without drying your skin. Dry skin triggers excess oil on the face, thus increasing acne. Rinse your face with warm water and pat your skin with a soft cloth. According to researchers, cetaphil is an excellent oil control foam wash that removes oil without any irritation.
Benzoyl peroxide is used to treat acne topically. Proactive and clearasil are the two main ingredients in Benzoyl peroxide. It has been used for decades and is proven to work the best treatment for acne. It is an inexpensive treatment and works from mild to moderate acne. Benzoyl works by introducing oxygen into the pores thereby killing propionibacteria acne. Once your acne clears up you have to continue with this treatment for a couple of days. It works to stop pimples before they tend to erupt.
Fruits And Vegetables
Vegetables and fruits contain antioxidants that helps to get rid of acne that helps to blemish causing bacteria. Antioxidant helps to kill of free radicals and bacteria. Green vegetables like kale and spinach, fruits like blueberries, avocados, asparagus and apples work best for acne. Vitamin C fruits and vegetables like strawberries, guava, pineapple, oranges, sweet lime, sweet potatoes, bell peppers and lemon help to build collagen in your skin and alleviate acne blemishes.
Retina A is a powerful treatment that helps to get rid of acne in a short span. It can be used to treat those with comedonal acne. Retina-A helps the blockages make their own way to the surface to be exelled. Retina-A cream is to be applied every night and in the morning wash off with a mild cleanser. Just a thin layer of Retina-A will do it’s job. Within 2-3 months, your skin will get back normal and give you a nice glow.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree plant has anti-septic, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and cleanser properties that kicks off bacteria, fungi and viruses. Tea tree oil is a natural and herbal treatment that helps to eliminate acne. It has been used in Australia for centuries to cure burns and infections. Mix few drops of tea tree with equal quantity of water and dab a cotton ball in this tea tree oil, apply on the acne and leave it. Do not rinse this and apply it twice a day. You can also prepare tea tree oil mask by whisking, four to five drops of tea tree oil in white egg.
Leave this on your skin for 20 minutes and then rinse well with lukewarm water. Acne will worsen if not treated on time, it’s better to see a dermatologist if above things don’t work on you. Good luck to all of you!